2016 Hall of Fame Induction & 50th Anniversary Celebration
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In honor of the International Photography Hall of Fame and Museum’s 50th anniversary and World Photo Day, IPHF announced its 2016 class of Photography Hall of Fame inductees. Eight photographers and photography industry visionaries who embody the spirit, artistry and innovation of modern photography have been selected for induction:
- Ken Burns, documentary filmmaker
- Ernst Haas, 20th century professional photographer
- Steve Jobs, former Apple Inc. chairman and CEO and technology pioneer
- John Knoll, co-creator of Adobe Photoshop
- Thomas Knoll, co-creator of Adobe Photoshop
- Annie Leibovitz, portrait photographer
- Graham Nash, creator of fine art digital printing, photographer and musician
- Sebastião Salgado, documentary photographer and photojournalist
Inductees were selected by a nominating committee made up of IPHF representatives and distinguished leaders in the photography industry. To be eligible, inductees must have made a notable contribution to the art or science of photography, having a significant impact on the photography industry and/or history of photography.
“As we look ahead to the next 50 years of the IPHF, we are honored to continue to recognize and celebrate photographers and industry professionals that have made significant contributions to the profession, helping to shape and define modern photography,” said Patty Wente, executive director of the IPHF. “This year’s inductees represent the perfect combination of innovation and artistry; bridging photography’s pioneering past with its fantastic future.”